Monthly Archives: November 2012

Breaking News: Brookline Town Meeting Passes Mortgage Mediation Resolution

Brookline, MA resident and two-term Town Meeting Member Merelice sponsored a resolution in Brookline Town Meeting that requires lenders to enter into mediation with homeowners to try to keep them in their homes rather than foreclose on them and potentially more »

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Thursday, Nov. 15: MAAPL Workshop on Reclaiming Foreclosed Homes

Massachusetts Alliance Against Predatory Lending Presents RECLAIMING FORECLOSED HOME/APARTMENT WORKSHOP Homeowners and tenants… Are you in foreclosure or living in a foreclosed property? YOU NEED TO COME TO THIS FREE WORKSHOP! We will be joined by legal advocates who will… more »

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Advocates See Foreclosure Sales Slowdown as Sign of Banks Retooling After Court Losses and New State Policies

“While the Mass Alliance Against Predatory Lending is always pleased when there is a slow down in foreclosures. We are deeply concerned that this slow down not be misinterpreted and lead to a decrease in our vigilance on addressing the more »

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Grace Ross of MAAPL Testifies at DHCD Hearing

On October 22, 2012, MAAPL Coordinator Grace Ross testified at the DHCD Hearing on Family Shelter Regulations and Guidance to advocate for changes in shelter access policy that would help reduce family homelessness. Her testimony at the hearing also addresses more »

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MAAPL Coordinator Grace Ross Interviewed on WGBH Radio

On Friday, November 2nd, MAAPL Coordinator Grace Ross was interviewed by WGBH’s Phillip Martin as part of WGBH’s “30 Issues in 30 Days” series. In this interview, Grace talks about the foreclosure crisis in Massachusetts, its impact on the state more »

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